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Shanghai
Reviewed 31 May 2009

My friend and I stayed here for 4 nights in May. It's a wonderful experience. The place was quiet, and the room was comfortable with a excellent showerroom . They provided 7 (or 8?) choices of breakfast, it's pity that we didn't get the chance to try them all. The Belgian waffles were fabulous!

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Windsor, Berks
Reviewed 29 May 2009

My initial telephone enquiry was dealt with efficiently and our subsequent booking call was confirmed by email. Mac and Marian's pleasant telephone manner foretold the welcome we received on our arrival. Our room was clean, comfortable and generously sized with a sea view. My medical need for a gluten-free diet was handled with interest and understanding. We enjoyed both the...

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Ashby De La Zouch
Reviewed 27 May 2009

only just writing this as we stayed there oct 08.mac and marian are a lovely couple who strive to make your stay as pleasurable as possible.shown to our room which was huge,massive shower room too!!the straven is right on portobello beach .short bus ride from centre of edinburgh,chose the bus rather than to use car as the road works were...

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Birmingham
Reviewed 22 May 2009

Mac and Marian obviously enjoy what they're doing. The house has everything a good B&B should have, plus some very tasteful artwork, a very friendly atmosphere, a beach 50 yards away, and a very good bus service into the city.

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wisconsin
Reviewed 16 May 2009

My son and I had a wonderful time in Edinburgh and loved staying at Straven Guest House. The breakfasts were delicious! We also enjoyed walking the promenade to the local pub. Mac & Marion were very welcoming and helpful. Loved staying where it was quiet!!!

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Scarborough
Reviewed 14 May 2009

Stayed with Mac & Marian for the Rugby League Magic Weekend. Superb hosts, nothing too much trouble so comfortable and very friendly. Some good restaurants nearby and a lovely beach and promenade just yards away. Will be back next year if not before. Thanks so much to both Mac & Marian

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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reviewed 13 May 2009

Easy to locate from major routes. Spotlessly clean and much better than other more expensive B&B's we have frequented. Hosts were really helpful and full of information - nothing seemed to be too much for them. Fantastic breakfast selection and beautifully cooked. Within easy reach of the beach/promenade which was spotless, great bus service into Edinburgh, why take a car...

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merseyside
Reviewed 7 May 2009

If you are looking for somewhere to stay look no further than the straven guest house located just 50yds from a lovely beach and promanade' ideal for that morning or evening walk. run by mac & marian this is a comfortable clean haven just 15 min buy bus from princess street (every 10 min) the rooms are comfortably appointed with...

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Highland
Reviewed 5 May 2009

Once again we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Straven Guest House. The location is ideal for walking, dining out and regular bus service to City Centre. The standard of the service and rooms was, again, excellent. We will return again and have no hesitation in recommending this B & B. www.stravenguesthouse.com

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Sydney
Reviewed 4 May 2009

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights and thoroughly enjoyed it. Mac & Marian are lovely and very welcoming. They cook awesome breakfast!! There is also a great pub/restaurant not to far to walk from the Guest house & they served the best baked camembert we had ever tasted. Much preferred staying out of Edinburgh city as we...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For accommodation in Edinburgh more personal than any hotel try bed and breakfast in our comfortable, traditional Victorian house in a peaceful residential area of Edinburgh in a lovely leafy street leading to sandy Portobello beach/promenade. So peaceful it is difficult to believe you are only a fifteen minute busride from the centre. Explore the rich heritage of Edinburgh by day - relax in the evening with a quiet stroll along the beachfront promenade. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Straven Guest House

Address: 3 Brunstane Road North | Joppa Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 2DL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $91 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Straven Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Straven Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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